The annual Cannes Shopping Festival takes place over the Easter weekend, with plenty of activities guaranteed to keep all happy.
The Easter weekend in Cannes can mean only one thing — time once again for the annual Cannes Shopping Festival! Now a regular fixture on the Cannes spring calendar, the shopping festival this year promises another great line-up of events for all the family to enjoy.
Galeries Lafayette holds its traditional fashion show on Friday, 25th March at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, but attendance is by invitation only. The show will feature the Spring/Summer 2016 collection for the store, with partner brands like Claudie Pierlot, Caroll, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein Jeans, Seidensticker, Impetus, DKNY and Haveney on show.
Saturday, 26th March sees « Your Street Fashion Show » taking place in the Quartier Hoche, from 2:30pm until 5pm. Organised by the Mairie de Cannes and the Association APPR’HOCHE, there will be an outdoor fashion show and other spectacles taking place on rue Foch and rue Hoche. The full programme for the afternoon is as follows:-
14h30 : Body Jump course presented by Fitlane
15h00 : Demonstration of ‘Rock Acrobatique’
15h30 : Fashion show
16h30 : Fashion show ends, followed by another ‘Rock Acrobatique’ demonstration
16h45 : Deliberation of jury followed by prize giving
Other events taking place over the long weekend include the presentation of the CHACOK new 2016 Spring-Summer collection, Arminera, on Saturday, the Grand Final of the national Enjoy Models’ contest on Sunday, and the Young Designers Fashion Show, on Monday, 28th March. All these events take place in the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, and are by invitation only.
For further information about the various events and for details of the full programme, please visit the Cannes Shopping Festival website.
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
1, boulevard de la Croisette
Lead image © ViewApart; all other images courtesy Cannes Shopping Festival